The big story this morning, the HIQA's report on the death of SavitaHalappanavar, who died in University Hospital, Galway last October. The report noted 'disturbing resemblences' between Savita's case & that of Tania McCabe, who died in Drogheda in 2007. Tania's father-in-lawPhilip McCabe joins Miriam in studio this morning.
Miriam's next guest is a country singer from Texas, who is not only a multi-platinum singer/songwriter but has also had her songs recorded by legendary artists such as Willie Nelson, Mark Knopfler & Emmylou Harris. Kimmie Rhodes is joined by her son Cabe to perform & chat with us this morning.
John McManus is a former hotel manager, who is now unemployed. A couple of weeks ago the 36 year old posted an ad online, seeking a 'companion/wife' to live on Inishfree Island off Donegal with him for ayear. John joins us from our Sligo studio.